For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar.
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Rick Ross and co. get the Nassau Coliseum popping
The Nets host the Knicks
As the Twitterverse is already aware, the New York Islanders are holding a press conference at Brooklyn's Barclays Center at 1 pm, with the word being that they're set to announce a move to the land of Marty Markowitz once their Nassau Coliseum lease expires in 2015. There are all sorts of questions ... More >>
The Reverse Daycare tent at the Vans Warped Tour resembles nothing so much as a really relaxed waiting room. While away the hours in a bazaar armchair while your daughter (always a daughter) treks from stage to stage, occasionally texting you or stopping by the air-conditioned tent and asking the se ... More >>
At what point does the nostalgia overwhelm the art?
Deadmau5 Roseland Ballroom Friday, October 7 Better than: Waiting for people to show up to an empty Turntable.fm room. It's a tricky thing, the dance concert. Do you treat it like a regular show and face the performer in a gesture of celebrity worship, or do you lose yourself in the music, figur ... More >>
"I'll take one of these, and throw in a yin yang while you're at it."Sick of waiting until after the Islanders-Predators game to get that tattoo of Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes pissing on a Rangers logo? Now you don't have to wait! CNBC's Darren Rovell reports Long Island tattoo chain Tattoo ... More >>
Britney Spears and the artlessness of the chase
So Nassau County held its vote on the $400 million New York Islanders arena plan yesterday, and for team owner Charles Wang things went about as well as ... it's tempting to say "as well as a typical Islanders game," but that'd be cruel. In any case, the final vote was 57-43% against funding ... More >>
Near the end of A Perfect Circle's Beacon Theatre show earlier this month, Maynard James Keenan asked the audience to engage in a thought experiment of sorts. "We're going to pretend we all left the stage for a few minutes," he told the crowd. "We're just going to stay here and do a couple mo ... More >>
An Islanders arena campaign ad tries to warn of the consequences of a "no" vote, by using actual footage of the team's defense dissolving.Today's Daily News features an editorial on next Monday's New York Islanders arena vote, which is notable for a couple of reasons: One, it's a rare acknowl ... More >>
Mötley Crüe w/Poison, New York Dolls Nassau Coliseum Wednesday, July 20 Better than: Attending an 18-year high school reunion with a cash bar, albeit one mitigated by the DJ having a music library nearly identical to yours back in the day. An extremely partial list of pop-cultural event ... More >>
Sade w/John Legend Nassau Coliseum Tuesday, June 21 Better than: Date night at home. It's probably obvious to say that Sade makes "mood music." The velvety, sultry voice of Sade Adu serves as the emotional center, radiating feeling even when it's seemingly at its most reserved; her phrasing open ... More >>
The country star likes six strings, not G-strings. Plus, summer music picks
In what a lot of think pieces will probably herald as the passing of some sort of "leading lady of pop" torch, Nicki Minaj has reportedly signed on to open for Britney Spears' tour this summer. (The tour hits Nassau Coliseum Aug. 2, and the Izod Center Aug. 5.) Minaj's lap-dancing, sex-toy-as ... More >>
It's been some time now since Britney Spears was plucked from her pleasant Louisiana life and transformed into the world's foremost pop-robot. The seductive ...Baby One More Time came out twelve years ago, it's success crowning Britney as the prototypical, twenty-first century pop star. In the years ... More >>
Even though he despaired over America's lardy eating habits, our plus-sized lifestyle seems to have rubbed off on Jamie Oliver. The chef/media juggernaut has just unveiled a monster 14-wheel truck designed to carry his Food Revolution all across our land. Per Grub Street, the Food Revolution ... More >>
Good news: Lil Wayne's traveling it-rapper circus is tacking on another night in March at the Nassau Coliseum, adding March 28th to March 27's long since sold-out show and adding all sorts of "who will guest on which night?" wrinkles to each evening's slate. Tickets are on sale even as we spe ... More >>
If ever you wanted an excuse to truck out to Long Island's Nassau Coliseum, home to perennial NHL doormats the New York Islanders, this'd be it: Lil Wayne's I Am Music II tour, costarring Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Mixmaster Mike, and indomitable rapper accessory Travis Barker, is coming to town ... More >>
Welcome to Sound of the City's year-in-review rock-critic roundtable, an amiable ongoing conversation between five prominent Voice critics: Rob Harvilla, Zach Baron, Sean Fennessey, Maura Johnston, and Rich Juzwiak. We'll be here all week! At least one song on this record is really good!Gent ... More >>
The hockey season is underway, which is bad news for Islanders fans in two ways. First off, they have to watch the Islanders for another year. Second, Saturday's season opener marked owner Charles Wang's self-proclaimed deadline for final approval of his gazillion-dollar Lighthouse developmen ... More >>
The WWE crew takes no prisoners
When you think about out-of-control parents and coaches in little-league sports, you probably think of the suburbs. But right here in the city, there are sixth-graders playing 12 months a year, with sponsors like Nike, signing bonuses -- and out-of-control parents and coaches. This is Elite Youth ... More >>
Her fans scream, her circus-themed antics mesmerize, and her wardrobe functions just fine
photos of Metallica, a few nights earlier at the Nassau Coliseum, by David Atlas Metallica Newark Prudential Center Saturday, January 31 Metallica's Death Magnetic was supposed to be the band's return to its thrash glory days; it turned out to be much better than that, to my ear, a fusion of the ... More >>
More blandishments from the dance floor
Disney superstars and their accessible tales of growl power keep the record biz afloat
Downtown's odd relationship with rap bravado continues this fallnow with Muppet costumes
As hip-hop emerges as an empowering voice for indigenous youth, mainstream rappers still objectify Indian country
Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll From Here
With 'Lagaan,' the Indian Movie Industry Is Poised to Cross Over
Local Record Labels Strip Down to Just the Essentials
In Pop Music, Its Anyone's Guess
Professional Wrestling: Simultaneously Homoerotic and Homophobic